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27 March 2015 - Contractors named for social infra framework

Five contractors have been chosen for the new framework that will draw them down to design, finance and build social infrastructure projects. Read more...

27 March 2015 - Ballast Nedam sells Benelux fund stake

Contractor Ballast Nedam has announced the sale of its 20% share in the Benelux Secondary PPP Fund I. Read more...

27 March 2015 - Philippines preparing rail PPP

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is to procure the Clark Rail Transit System as a PPP. Read more...

27 March 2015 - Serbia looking at partnering for infra

Serbia has announced plans for more economic cooperation with Finland in infrastructure and PPPs. Read more...

27 March 2015 - Tender released for Norway school PPP

The government of Norway has released the tender for work on a new school project. Read more...

27 March 2015 - Turkey’s Bilkent hospital signs

The Bilkent Integrated Healthcare Campus project in Ankara has reached financial close with a group of seven lenders. Read more...

27 March 2015 - Govt targets extra £2bn in PPP savings

The UK government claims to have made over £2bn in operational savings in PPP contracts – and has confirmed a target for a further £2bn. Read more...

26 March 2015 - Third PF2 deal signs

The Education Funding Agency has reached financial close with the aggregator and preferred bidder for the third batch of the privately financed Priority School Building Programme. Read more...

26 March 2015 - Wales ‘looking at more NPD propositions’

Minister reiterates commitment to model; more under consideration; TA competition ‘imminent’ for roads project; procurement of schools programme will begin before 2019 Read more...

26 March 2015 - Balkans receives infra boost

The European Commission has announced plans to allocate up to €1bn for projects and infrastructure improvement in the Balkans region. Read more...

26 March 2015 - Leighton to change name

Australian contractor Leighton Holdings has announced its intention to change its name. Read more...

26 March 2015 - AfDB to focus on Egypt PPPs

The African Development Bank (AfDB) intends to focus on PPP work in Egypt over the coming months. Read more...

26 March 2015 - INPP sees record level of investments

Infrastructure investor International Public Partnerships (INPP) has revealed record levels of investments made in its results for 2014. Read more...

26 March 2015 - Wragge brings in PPP team

Law firm Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has brought in a five-strong PPP and public law team into its Paris office. Read more...

26 March 2015 - Ofgem mulls onshore transmission competitions

Energy regulator Ofgem is planning to introduce greater competition in to the UK’s onshore electricity transmission network, following the success of the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) contracts. Read more...

25 March 2015 - Government to boost skills for infra projects

Bidders for major UK government infrastructure projects will have to provide evidence of their commitment to developing skills, it has been announced. Read more...

25 March 2015 - Balfour results boosted by infra investment

Balfour Beatty’s infrastructure investments division achieved record financial results – despite £59m in losses for the group. Read more...

25 March 2015 - Polish PPPs tendered

Local Polish authorities have issued tenders for a health PPP and a road PPP. Read more...

25 March 2015 - John Laing pre-tax profits up

Infrastructure group John Laing reported a 7% jump in pre-tax profit in its first set of results since its listing in February. Read more...

25 March 2015 - HS2 report 'impediment to infra development'

Richard Laudy, head of infrastructure at Pinsent Masons, has warned that the release of the latest HS2 report by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee could further delay the much needed project. Read more...

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Busy times

Three deals reaching financial close in two days would have been remarkable in the boom times. But what does it say about today’s market?